Philip II of Spain

World History teaching resources for the high school classroom: lesson plans, worksheets, quizzes and simulation games for KS3, IGCSE, IB and A-Level teachers.

Interactive exercises

1. Web Project
Philip II: Research by WGS Students
2. Worksheet to be completed online
Philip II and the Catholic Church in Spain
3. Self-Marking Cloze Exercise
Philip II's Relationship with the Papacy

PowerPoint Presentations

1. Charles I and Religion in Spain: designed to be used in conjunction with this worksheet.
2. Philip II: An overview of the reign
3. Philip II: An overview of the man
4. Philip II and the Catholic Church in Spain
5. Phillip II and Elizabeth I (by Mr. Fitzsimmons)
6. Revolts in the Reign of Phillip II (by Mr. Fitzsimmons)


1. Charles I - The Early Years 
2. Charles I: Doomed to Failure? (from Mr. Fitzsimmons)  
3. Philip II: His inheritance
4. Philip II: What was he like?
5. Philip II's Government and Administration in Spain
6. Phillip II and Elizabeth I (Richard Fitzsimmons)  
7. Worksheets courtesy of Richard Fitzsimmons
Philip II's Foreign Policy (1)
Philip II's Foreign Policy (2)
Philip II's Foreign Policy (2)
The Dutch Revolt
Phillip II: Progressive, or Reactionary?

External Links

1. The Royal Bankruptcies


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